Barr Dandelion & Burdock

this right here came from the generosity of the fantastic Soda Pop Bros who are doing some very fun things in Canada. it has been quite some time since I had a dandelion and burdock and frankly, I don’t think I have much enjoyed any of them. but today might be the day, this might …

Rocky Mountain Soda Co Evergreen Elderberry

well this may be pushing the boundaries a bit of the definition of ‘root beer’ as this is not really made with roots I do not think. although perhaps the roots of the elderberry plant are used, most likely it is the berries that they utilize for this beverage. but as they called them “evergreen” …

Silver Cloud Estates Root Beer Extract

this is an extract that had no directions for making soda out of it. I know that is probably not their intended use for this stuff, but I am all for subverting their system and doing it anyway. although I think they do have a recipe on their website that involves way too much result …

Ralph’s Sodamix Homemade Root Beer

as I make these syrups, extracts, mixes and potions in a seltzer bottle in order to carbonate them and rate them all on an even playing field, I have been trying to figure out how to get the best soda out of one of these things. sure it has a super huge head when I …

Portland Syrups Root Beer Liquor & Soda Mixer

I quite like reviewing syrups more than extracts. they are much easier to make for one thing, just add carbonated water instead of mixing up sugar and all of that as well. plus they seem to have more care put into them to make them more individual and not just something that is supposed to …